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's producer, an award winning journalist joins us here next. ♪ ♪ lou: newly released images show a former fbi agent who is kidnapped released six years ceo. these images released today led the man's family show robert levenson posing in an orange jumpsuit. his wife released the 2-year-old photographs saying, she did so because she believes the government is letting them off the yoke. repeatedly denied any knowledge whatsoever of his whereabouts. u.s. officials say the government is responsible for the images and video produced in the late 2011. the muslim brotherhood, and other radical islamist of shoes are hiding in plain sight right here in the united states. documented it all. the grand deception. >> the muslim brotherhood is an international movement. the goal of which is to create an islamic state niversally all over the world. in my mind and is the mother of all islamic orgazations, including al qaeda. [inaudible conversations] >> they believe that western civilization is corrupt, evil, decadent, and they want the dismantling. lou: joining us now is a documentary producer, award winning
of retired fbi agent robert levinson who vanished in iran almost six years ago released videos of him holding him hostage. >> i believe the iranian government is holding my husband. >> a ferry accident in new york a ferry ran into a dock. >>> first there was a fire on one plane, now a fuel leak on another. >>> more than 100 wildfires are raging australia's wales. >>> quarterback robert griffin iii will go under reconstructive surgery this morning on his knee. >>> i'm a former stripper. >> all thieves witnesses were scared. >> what could lance armstrong do to them? >> insin rate them. >> on "cbs morning news." >> you wear the rings, what do you do? >> put them on the coffee table for the recruits to look at. notre dame defeated rish people haven't been this depressed since all the time. captioning funded by cbs >>> welcome to "cbs this morning." nearly a month after the newtown massacre, the white house is putting new pressure on congress to consider tougher gun laws. >> gun control supporters are also pushing harder while the country's leading gun lobbies prepare to
. >>> the family of former fbi man robert levinson, missing since he disappeared in iranian territory in 2007, as released pictures taken a couple of years ago. the retired fbi agent is seen in a orange prison jump suit holding signs taunting the u.s. pleading for help. levinson disappeared while on a private business trip. pete williams, nbc news justice correspondent joins me now from the supreme court. first of all, pete, what do we know about -- do we know any more about levinson other than we see this visual evidence proof of life a couple of years ago. we got sources that this is proof of life and there was a revig rated attempt to try to get him out and find out what the iranians know, but we've had very few clues, if any. >> that's right, these pictures were sent anonymously to the family in late 2010-2011, but his wife put them out to get more attention and build further pressure on what she believes is the iranian government that's holding him and also the u.s. to do more publicly to pressure iran. iran put out a statement through its representatives in the u.s. yesterday saying tha
me describe the scene inside the apartment. the fbi bomb technician said, there was a fishing line strung across the apartment at a level of about five feet. clearly intended for someone to walk into. it was attached to to a container of glycerin which was up on a shelf above a frying pan that had another material in it. and the idea was for the glycerin to mix with that other material and explode. also in the apartment, napalm, the floor was soaked with gasoline. there were canisters on the floor of some other type of explosive materials. and now it gets -- if that's not enough, it gets more bizarre. outside of the apartment, there was a boom box playing music. next to it, a remote control car that was also intended apparently for someone to go look at the music, maybe play with the remote control car, that would have also set off the explosion. given all of this planning, i think they're trying to show premeditation. also, there was evidence presented yesterday in the afternoon about him buying his ticket. he purchased his ticket online 12 days before the shooting. there was vide
is the f.b.i. as the consecutive order to lead the defense against cyber terrorism but companies have come up with ways to thwart attacks. favorite maneuver to feed wrong information to the hackers to make it doubted what they are dealing with, it confuses them and renderers what they get worthless. this is one effort to combat china and russia who is suspected of bringing down critical infrastructure in the united states. >> if this was physical world and paratroopers descended over silicon valley and guys repelled down ropes and went in and grabbed computers and ran out, there would be missiles flying but it happens every day in the cyber security space. where they come and steal everything and off to some other country they go. >> that intellectual property could include plans for weapons systems and products, track is torsion is one target. computer chips and anything that makes america competitive. the sophisticated software that attacks our critical infrastructure is hidden on home computers every day with american citizens to one-day strike. but the better answer the experts say is
of an american hostage just released by his family. he's a former fbi agent who vanished over five years ago, believed to be in iran. abc's brian ross is here this morning. brian, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, amy. the family received these two photos and decided to make them public now because they feel that people in washington and tehran have not made his freedom a priority. even know, the photos of the father of seven, in a prison jumpsuit, with the wild beard and long, gray hair, are distressing to his children and his wife, christine. >> they're very difficult to look at. some of our daughters were crying to me over the phone about how upset they were to see them again. >> reporter: there's five different photos. each day with a disturbing message by his captors. the pictures, are designed to suggest he is being held by al qaeda. although u.s. officials are certain he is in iran. >> he looks miserable. looks like life has been tough right now. so, it's very depressing to see him that way. >> reporter: it has been almost six years since levinson, a veteran, former fbi agent,
report found the u.s. spent more money on immigration enforcement than the fbi, drug enforcement administration, secret service, u.s. marshal service and the bureau of alcohol, tobacco and firearms combined. the migration policy institute says close to $18 billion was spent on immigration last year compared to $14.4 billion for all other principal law enforcement agencies. >>> a mexican restaurant in columbia, south carolina is in hot water over a t-shirt it's selling that says look at this, how to catch an illegal immigrant. and it shows a taco being used as bait. critics say the message behind the shirt that employees wear and sell is racist. >>> the list goes on and on and on. another lashing earning seven nominations and tyler perry is being honored for his work in three films. they're handed out on february 23rd the night before the oscars. >>> take your ipad with you into the pool. can you believe that? that and other cool innovations from the electronics consumer show. >> plus we're already calling this the shot of the year. the story behind that you been believable shot.
're not going to see a ban on military weapons in civilian hands because how would he enforce it? the fbi would have to go out and start arresting people. >> and again to the point here that john made, you got to, you can enforce what you have br you start to add new things. thanks very much to both of you. now, let's talk to a lawmaker with a plan of his own to stop gun violence. senator richard blumenthal of connecticut. senator, great to talk to you. it's been a while and i'm glad to see you. you're proposing a bill on ammunition background checks and i want to talk about that in a moment, but first, i want to talk about this issue. there are a lot of gun laws in america. brookings has put the number at 300. some have said it's as high as 20,000, but a department of justice study found that 80% of inmates obtained their guns illegally. so 80% of inmates for gun laws obtained their guns illegally. isn't the first thing to do to enforce the laws we have? >> absolutely right. terrific point and it's a point that i make constantly because my background is in law enforcement. i was attorney gener
statistics available based oon what you say drug use. those statistics are not kept by the fbi or by our own attorney general's office. >> you can't do it because you know you do. let's get to the -- >> -- no, wait a minute. i have worked on this whole issue with crystal meth in hawaii. and i will tell you the one thick that we have always recognized and we have always done is we have addressed it and we know where to start. that's when we have been successful. >> bill: mrs. congresswoman you are a good woman. you know you have a problem, which is why you are spending your time on it it now, i have got to get to jessica's law. are you kidding me? two year mandatory for child rape? 45 states have some kind of jessica's law which means that child rapist are given 15 to life if they commit that crime. hawaii won't even consider it. come on. have you got to get behind that. >> i will tell you, i will get behind it it. >> we are talking about a liberal hawaii. a liberal hawaii. >> we care about our elders. we care about those who need help. >> bill: conservative people care about their elders too
suspect should stand trial. yesterday, the fbi agent testified that james holmes rigged his apartment with explosives and trip wires and then programmed a stereo to play loud music hoping to attract attention. the investigator said a thermos of explosives was set up to spill into a frying pan containing another chemical that would then start a fire. holmes appeared without emotions at the hearing. a woman whose husband was killed in the shooting believes holmes's demeanor is all an act. >> he is faking it. i think he's in shock. i think he wants to stick to it because he knows what he's done. >> holds is accused of murdering -- holmes is accused of murdering 12 people and injuring 70 in the massacre. prosecutors are trying to prove it was premeditated. >>> coming up, diet soda danger. why the drink is being linked now to depression. >> plus, mysterious and mystical no more. captured on video for the first time ever. >> and the market opened 10 minutes ago. a quick peek at the early numbers on wall street and they look fabulous! we'll crunch the
a listen. >> i have fbi crime statistics that come out a year late, 2011, 20 plus percent crime drop in the last nine years, real violent crime because more guns means less crime. britain took the guns 15, 16 years ago, tripling of your overall violent crime. true we have a higher gun violence level, but overall muggings, stabbings, deaths, those men raped that woman in india to death with an iron rod four feet long. you can't ban the iron rods. the guns, the iron rods, piers, didn't do it. the tyrants did it. hitler took the guns. stalin took the guns. mao took the guns. fidel castro took the guns. i'm here to tell you, 1776 will commence again if you try to take our firearms! doesn't matter how many lemmings you get out there on the street, begging for them to have their guns taken. we will not relinquish them. do you understand? that's why you're going to fail and the establishment knows no matter how much propaganda the republican rhee public will rise again when you attempt to take our guns. my family and the texas revolution against santa ana, my family was at the core on both
to do things to make sure the database of the fbi has all of the information so people can't buy guns that shouldn't have guns. >> the vice president laid out some of the ideas emerging from his task force on thursday but did not mention a new assault weapons ban stirring speculation that the white house is dropping the proposal but the white house says that's not so. an administration spokesman told cnn avoiding this issue because it's been politically difficult in the past is not an option. that's despite what will be fierce opposition from the nation's top gun lobby, the national rifle association. >> i do not think there's going to be a ban on assault weapons passed by the congress. >> the nra plans an aggressive campaign and can point to what happened in 1994 when president bill clinton signed the last assault weapons ban into law. democrats lost both houses of congress to republicans. >> these become the only republican candidate in indiana with an f rating from the nra. >> last year the nra proved it was willing to go after the gop as well, running this ad against dick lugar. t
in iran in 2007 during a business trip. the photos were sent to the former fbi agent's family back in 2011. they released them on tuesday. in them, he is dressed like a prisoner at guantanamo bay. iranian officials have denied knowing anything about levinson's disappearance, a claim that u.s. officials doubt. >>> a nightmare for boeing amid safety woes for the company's much anticipated dreamliner. nbc's ron mott has more from logan international airport in boston. good morning. >> reporter: good morning to you. double trouble for japan airlines and boeing over the past 48 hours here at logan as both companies investigate exactly what went wrong. two days in a row at boston's logan airport, a japan airline's jet has landed in the news. on tuesday, a new 787 full of passengers and already headed toward the runway had to turn back to the gate after pilots learned jet fuel, about 40 gallons, was spilling from the left tank on to the tarmac. monday, a different 787 parked at the gate following a flight emptied of passengers and crew began smoking. a fire down below that ntsb and boeing investi
and the wiretapping and everything that the cia and the fbi has been doing. so the legacy that president obama is leaving is very complex and no conservative will be happy with it and a lot of liberals aren't going to be happy with it either. the obama doctrine is apparently don't make anybody happy. >> morris, let's move on to the next top wick all of the president's men, appointing a lot of white men to fill cabinet positions? >> i think the majority is still out on this. he's only announced a few. kerry, so i don't think there's a lot of people and a lot of spots to fill. we've still got to sort of shake things out. i think he's trying to appoint people that are number one, close to him and understand what he wants to get done in the next four years and he needs to bring diversity and we'd hoped to get that from susan rice and i think the jury is still out and we'll see ultimately what happens. >> anything hypocritical here, to defend the president. they went after mitt romney, for, you know. >> they would have gone after any president and any republican president with this record. i mean,
or paying our soldiers or paying the fbi. these are choices that now becoming a little bit more real and i don't think there's anybody in the republicans -- well, there are a few but most people know this would be nuts. >> this is why congress is less popular now than getting simultaneous root canals ands colonoscopies and listening to nickelback. >> stephanie: not talking about you. >> i certainly hope not. >> stephanie: how does this play out? the exact same way? will it be 11th hour again? >> well, that wouldn't surprise me a bit. but the 11th hour is kind of -- not as precise as what it was with december 31st and january 1st. it is an estimate that it is february 15th. we won't know exactly. at some point if they get the printing press warmed up for the platinum coin -- >> stephanie: which, by the way, you should be on. absolutely. >> that would be one for the record books. that would be nice. i really don't think they can wait that long. i think they have to start -- we really should be negotiating now. of course, we're not in session this week because we worked so hard last week and
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